Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with G. Ruth Harpster

The oral history interview of G. Ruth Harpster covered business and family life in the 1930s during the Great Depression. The interview was conducted by Craig Vinopal on May 5, 1977. In the interview, Harpster discussed her family's business and how it was affected economically. She also highlighted how she and her neighbors approached aspects of family life during the Great Depression., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:50:00
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview of G. Ruth Harpster covered business and family life in the 1930s during the Great Depression. The interview was conducted by Craig Vinopal on May 5, 1977. In the interview, Harpster discussed her family's business and how it was affected economically. She also highlighted how she and her neighbors approached aspects of family life during the Great Depression.
Subject(s): Omaha (Neb.) -- History
Depressions -- 1929
Oral histories (document genres)
Audiocassettes
Date Created: 1977-05-05

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